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"Too many boring meetings, but good life/work balance"

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  • Career Opportunities
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Developer
Current Employee - Software Developer
No opinion of CEO

Pros

good life/work balance
work with clever people
good experience for a while

Cons

too many boring meetings
increase your experience in products and frameworks used only inside IBM
PBC system not useful at all
always pushing you to take over extra work
some projects are not very challenging

Advice to Management

Less speeches and meetings, more technical work

Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. "excellent, working on real product"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    front edge of research and smart people. The projects are aiming to meet the demands of real market. It is a good practice.

    Cons

    Not easy to get project idea approved in IBM. The new projects need to be associated with existing products. No free food.

    Advice to Management

    make the environment more equal, more freedom and put more encouragement on creative but risky things. Respect the international workforce.


  2. "good place for start"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Subcontractor
    Current Employee - Subcontractor
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    international company, good experience, looks good in CV

    Cons

    not very nice building, the open spaces are too opened

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